Dr. Besa Bauta, CDO, MercyFirst Hospital
Dr. Besa Bauta serves as the Chief Data Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for MercyFirst, an organization that provides health and mental health services for clients in NYC. She is also the Chief Analytics Officer at the Feedback Research Institute and one of the founders of the Social Impact AI Lab (SIAIL), whose goal is to support the digital transformation of the human service sector. Dr. Bauta is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at New York University and teaches research, clinical, and public health courses. She has extensive expertise in research and use of data to improve services and outcomes.